Last week, the Washington Post reported on a lawsuit that gets to the heart of the debate about LGBTQ rights and religious freedom. Thirty-three curren…
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I was sad but not surprised to learn of white evangelicals’ resistance to the COVID vaccine this week. Of the roughly 41 million white evangelicals in …
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March Zoom Hangout This ThursdayHi everyone! We are actually doing our March Zoom hangout in APRIL because Thursday is April 1! I wanted to switch up the day since some people …
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We are all completely exhausted by national tragedies. Especially those of us in various marginalized groups, it feels like trauma upon trauma, loss up…
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There was a brief stint in my late twenties when I entertained the possibility of lifelong celibacy. After my 10-year attempt to become straight, I fou…
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It will come as no surprise to you that I am not a royal family groupie. Nevertheless, today we’re going to talk about Oprah’s interview with Meghan Ma…
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People often ask what got me through years of despair in my teens and twenties, and I usually say it was the community of people that carried me. That’…
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February Zoom Hang Next WednesdayHi everyone! If you want to hop on a Zoom with me and a handful of other people from this community, then join us at 7 pm Eastern Time next Wedn…
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I recently gave a talk about working for peace in a violent society for The Faith and Justice Fellowship. It’s a year-long program for people who desir…
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Last month, Joan Didion blessed us with the release of Let Me Tell You What I Mean, a collection of essays written from 1968 to 2000. In her essay “Pre…
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I’m going to dip my toe in the deep end today and talk about God because, as it turns out, we humans tend to project a lot onto this being and the impl…
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Greetings, friends! This week’s letter is a mix of updates and links to things that I think you’ll love. 1. Our January Zoom hangout is happening this …
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